The Rena disaster cost our small maritime authority $36.8
million, according to new figures - a sum one MP says is far
too much for taxpayers to have to stomach.
Mana leader Hone Harawira described himself as going "to
battle for those without a voice in Parliament" at his
party's conference this month, but he has been a rare sight
in Parliament this year.
The man who lived in a Mt Maunganui home where an alleged P
lab exploded this week always seemed like a good tenant,
according to his landlord.
A woman is alleged to have tried to a shoot a police officer
with his own Taser during a brutal attack in Dargaville in
The partner of runaway prisoner David Lothien appeared in
Napier District Court yesterday to plead guilty to assisting
an escape by harbouring a criminal.
A man arrested in Australia for "significant" credit card
fraud is alleged to have used money fleeced from bank
accounts to travel to New Zealand on fake passports.
Almost 200 Christchurch businesses have been opened or
reopened since January and the population is growing as the
Canterbury city continues its recovery from the 2010 and 2011
A man has been arrested for stealing a bag of trumpets
belonging to a military band at an Anzac Day service in
Christchurch this morning.
A young child has been taken to hospital after being injured
when a car being chased by police crashed into a house in the
Auckland suburb of Mt Eden this morning.
The appeal by the former boyfriend of Emily Longley to have
his conviction for her murder quashed has been dismissed.
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